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Cardiology - General - Toccoa/Lavonia, GA

The Heart Center of NGMC is seeking a non-invasive cardiologistto join its employed practice in beautiful Toccoa and Lavonia, Georgia.

Practice Highlights:

  • Both the Toccoa and Lavonia clinics are established practices as part of The Heart Center

  • Opportunity consists of both inpatient and outpatient responsibilities – inpatient is consult only

  • NO CALL! Monday through Friday, business hours only.

Job Expectations 

  • Completion of a cardiology fellowship program (BE/BC).

Responsibilities include:

  • Functions appropriately as part of care delivery team through efficient use of resources and skills, both their own and those of other provider and staff

  • Actively participates in multi-disciplinary team approach (oversight of advanced practitioners)

  • Excellent clinical skills

  • Team oriented

  • Competency in interpretation of echocardiography, stress echocardiography, nuclear perfusion studies, and cardiac stress tests preferred.

Competitive Offer & Program Details

  • Competitive compensation package Full host of benefits (health, dental, vision insurances) for physician & dependents along with a great retirement plan

  • CME allowance and paid time off

  • Opportunity to participate in research and innovative procedures

The Heart Center’s Highlights:

  • More than 35 cardiologists and 40 advanced practitioners within The Heart Center

  • 15 total outpatient locations

  • Dominant cardiovascular market share leader in our 19+ county service area

  • Team performs more than 5,000 cardiac procedures and 30,000 consults each year

  • Primary services span non-invasive cardiology, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, heart failure treatment, cardiac imaging and more

  • Advanced structural heart procedures and specialty programs include:

o   First practice in Georgia to implant bioabsorbable stents (July 2016)
o   Watchman
o   MitraClip
o   LARIAT
o   Alcohol Septal Ablation
o   TAVR
o   ECMO
o   Cardio-Oncology
o   Sports Cardiology
o   ASD and PFO closure
o   CardioMEMS
o   LVADs

The Heart Center of NGMC is routinely first-in-market for breakthrough treatments, thanks to our team’s participation in national clinical trials – often as the only practice participating in a community hospital setting.  We’re also an integral part of the Northeast Georgia Regional STEMI System, which has been nationally-recognized for achieving door-to-reperfusion times well below national standards.

Practice leadership partners with hospital leadership to form a Joint Operating Committee that serves as a governing body to ensure program success.  Plus, as an employed physician, you would be further supported by Northeast Georgia Physicians Group – an employed multispecialty team of 300+ providers spanning 20+ specialties at 50+ locations.

  • Learn more about The Heart Center of NGMC at heartngmc.org.

  • The Heart Center of NGMC, Northeast Georgia Physicians Group, and Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s hospitals in both Gainesville and Braselton are all part of Northeast Georgia Health System.  Learn more at nghs.com.

For more information or to apply for this opportunity, please contact Erica Morrison, Physician Recruiter, at Erica.Morrison@nghs.com or 770.219.3021



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